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    How Putin’s Ukrainian Dream Turned Into a Nightmare
    Oct20

    How Putin’s Ukrainian Dream Turned Into a Nightmare

    Kiev and the West are winning. Now is not the time to let Moscow off the hook. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ousted President Takes Ukraine to European Court of Human Rights
    Oct20

    Ousted President Takes Ukraine to European Court of Human Rights

    Viktor Yanukovych has accused Ukraine of “violations of his human rights.” …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Forces, Rebels Pull Back Tanks In Donetsk
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Forces, Rebels Pull Back Tanks In Donetsk

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia rebels say they have begun withdrawing tanks and smaller weapons from the front line in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stephen Harper: The political outsider who sought a conservative revolution
    Oct20

    Stephen Harper: The political outsider who sought a conservative revolution

    He came to power as an outsider from Calgary determined to knock down the eastern establishment and make conservatism a powerful force in Canada. A decade later, Stephen Harper leaves office with only some of his objectives achieved and with a mixed record of actions that sometimes ran counter to his principles and promises. “We can create a...

    With NATO Air Base Expansion, Russia Accuses Estonia Of ‘Provocative Step’
    Oct20

    With NATO Air Base Expansion, Russia Accuses Estonia Of ‘Provocative Step’

    Russia called Estonia’s planned expansion of its Amair air base to make room for additional NATO aircraft a “provocative step,” Russian media reported Tuesday. The statement from the Russian government comes at a moment of increased tensions across Europe over Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and airstrikes in Syria. …read more...

    IBM IS GETTING SMOKED: Here’s what a one-point move in IBM does to the Dow (DIA, IBM)
    Oct20

    IBM IS GETTING SMOKED: Here’s what a one-point move in IBM does to the Dow (DIA, IBM)

    IBM is a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the 30-stock index that aims to be representative of the US economy. At $$141.16 right now, IBM is down $8.06, or 5.4%, since Monday’s market close. That is taking 53.84 points off the Dow. How’d we compute that? The Dow is peculiar in that it is a price-weighted index, meaning...

    Forget Russia in Syria
    Oct20

    Forget Russia in Syria

    “In the history of warfare I do not recollect a more fortunate retreat”, one of George Washington’s closest aides once said. The reference was to events in the late summer of 1776, when the Continental Army was being routed by the British in New York. General Washington was spent. He had exhausted himself riding up and down the lines at...

    Lessons learned from Cuban Missile Crisis, not so much in South Asia
    Oct20

    Lessons learned from Cuban Missile Crisis, not so much in South Asia

    Just about anyone with the slightest connection to the Cuban Missile Crisis 53 years ago has penned their recollections, including me. But few of those who were around then, and certainly subsequent generations, have much recall of a simultaneous conflict a world away. That one could have drawn the United States into war with the country then...

    South Ossetia To Join Russia? Crimea-Style Referendum Proposed By President Of Self-Declared Republic
    Oct20

    South Ossetia To Join Russia? Crimea-Style Referendum Proposed By President Of Self-Declared Republic

    If the president of the self-declared republic of South Ossetia has his way, the world will witness another Crimea-style referendum, this time in a region within Georgia’s internationally recognized territory. Leonid Tibilov said he described his plans for a referendum to join Russia to an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday,...

    South Ossetia Region Considers Vote to Join Russia
    Oct20

    South Ossetia Region Considers Vote to Join Russia

    The breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia said it plans a Crimean-style referendum on joining Russia, drawing a furious riposte from Tbilisi over a move that risks inflaming the Kremlin’s already frayed relations with the West. Leonid Tibilov, president of the self-declared republic of South Ossetia, said he had laid out the plans...